Oct 13, 2012 10:00am EDT
more sharply. >> i hope to appoint justices to the supreme court that will follow the law and the constitution and it would be my preference that they reverse roe v. wade. >> my preference that the people i put on the supreme court would overturn roe v. wade. >> those's a person romnian moment. he'd made it really clear. he wanted to be president. if you're going to follow the law and the constitution and upend roe v. wade, you can't do all three at once. physically impossible. but think going to your question, there's an interesting study by a project new america for mountain states, swing states of undecided voters, and predominantly they said these undecided voters were women. they believe strongtly in reproductive rights but they're also focused on the economy. the problem with making abortion sort of the single issue and the clear dividing line is i don't think every woman is pro-choice. people are more concerned with the economy than everything else so they're saying, all right, even if i'm personally pro-choice, is this the right -- how much is that going to be threatened r
Oct 6, 2012 7:00am PDT
. they back policies like the dream act or back voter suppression laws. there's no in between. you're for the changing demographics or you're not. >> you think you can win that group via policy. it feels to me the dream act policy, it gets us focused on as we talk about all these numbers what does it mean for actual people? i'll give you the last word on this. that fiscal clip is looking to us like is that sequestration cn 1.4 million jobs. >> whether it's in the business world or personal world, the amount of money you generate by having these people as raul says, start to pay taxes. it's an enormous boone to this economy to get these people start putting into the government what they are getting out of it. >> it makes all the difference. >> yes. >> it's a good transition on this. in all the news this week, you may have lost what happened on monday when columnist george will said that president obama is likely to be re-elected because america is unwilling to fire its first black president? my dear george letter is next. [ scratching ] you're not using too much are you, hon? ♪ nope.
Oct 7, 2012 10:00am EDT
continue his law practice. he also acted in american express commercials. oh, wow. i was going to show you a little bit. actually, let's take a little bit of a look. but steve kornacki may know. >> do you know me? i ran for vice president of the united states in '64. so i shouldn't have troublie charging a meal, should i? with this, they treat me as though i had won. >> william miller. >> steve kornacki knows william miller. when we sit around in nerdland and think about this, oh, this is the one that nobody can get. of course, william miller. of course it is. >>> which unsuccessful vp candidate returned to serve as governor for 264 days before stepping down. >> sarah palin. >> very good. although there is a weird gender coherence thing going on. being, it was sarah palin. she remained governor of alaska for almost nine month before becoming the world's biggest facebooker updater. >> there was at least a while in this race a question whether or not she was going to be in the hat for the vp. but no. not this time. okay. next question. which losing vice presidential candidate went o
Oct 14, 2012 7:00am PDT
language of vigilanteism. isn't this illegal? it's one thing to change the laws as we were seeing in ohio and pennsylvania. but isn't this voter intimidation against the voting rights act? >> whatever it is, it's a complete waste of resources and creating a complete boogeyman. what they're trying to do is they are wasting the resources, the time of the supervisor of elections and the department of state to spend time even dealing with this and not dealing with the fact that we have a huge election coming up that really needs to be run well. they're creating hysteria amongst the press, amongst the state over something that really doesn't exist. there is as much chance of finding intentional voter fraud as there is a chance of getting struck by lightning. but they are creating this hysteria basically as well on a racial basis. they're stirring things up saying that ex felons and illegal i will jens will be voting. >> i wanted to bring joy reid in here. you spent a lot of time in florida. i wondered if there was something in particular around this that you wanted to respond about. >> absolut